ITV's Granchester

ITV's Granchester

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Tuesday, 5 February 2013

More e-bay sales items.


Armstrong Shock Absorber. Type AT7 / 1118 / C
New old stock. Metal is rust discoloured as can be seen in the photograph. Pulls open with no leaks.
Armstrong and Type number are embossed on the metal.
Suitable for the rear of Morris J type Vans 1950 - 53, chassis no. 001 to 17744.
J greetings card.
And saving the best till last.
 View of the dash panel, showing rotary ignition/light switch and the side valve engine with cylinder head removed.
 H.P. HO????SON Ltd, Heating Engineers, Bucks, Phone Bourne End ?????
Checking the local Telephone book, their no longer around.
Note Rubber wings, tyre pressures 22-24 painted on body work.
 Spot lamp bracket on the front and the headlamp mounting holes in the cab side.
GPO spec drivers seat base? and hinged mates seat.
 Might need a bit of filler.

 GPO spec ventilation grill insert in tray and opening windscreen.
 Body plate seems to be missing.
 Watch your step getting in.


Taken from the e-bay advert,

up for auction is my mates classic 50s Jtype panel van!

morris jtype panel van
for full restoration v5 in his name states build of manufacture 1950 many period parts still there has an 
unusual opening drivers windscreen all dash panels and dials are there gearbox & some engine parts 
are there chassis in good con needing miner repair to 1 outrigger theres a new old stock rear cross 
member not fitted and some spare front doors and wing rolls & steers freely but will need a trailer etc 
to remove cud deliver at buyers expence
this not a quick job it needs a lot of work but a very rare and interesting vehicle so well worth saving or 
using all the good parts to save another!
item located in our unit near bangor n/wales has been dry stored until last week space needed viewing 
recommended any qz mail me and ill ask my mate thanks for looking

item advertised elsewhere at £2500
so reserve the right to remove
deposit via paypal and rest on collection preferred open to sensible offers!!!

A list of chassis number and registration dates.

J/R 010 10/1949--J/R 649 1949--J/R 755 1/1950--J/R 1061 12/1949--J/R 1102 12/1949--J/L 1518 1950--J/R 1612 03/1950--J/L 2935 1951--J/R 4491 11/1950--J/R 6050 12/1950--J/R 6187 1/1951--J/R 10916 12/1951--J/R 10972 1/1952--J/R 14776 12/1952--J/R 145931/1953--J/R 15455 1/1953--J/R 16261 03/1953--J/R 18124 1952--J/R 19902 12/1953--J/R 20658 02/1954--J/R 21720 12/1953--J/R 23555 1954--J/R 24274 1954--J/R 25618 12/1954--J/R 25079 1/1955--J/R 25741 05/1955--J/R 29869 11/1955--J/R 30963 11/1955--J/R 3183110/1955--J/R 32465 11/1955--J/R 33340 1/1956--J/R 35466 1/1957--J/R 35671 12/1956--JB/MR 37200 06/1957--JB/MR 39547 12/1957--JB/MR 39012 1/1958--JB/MR 39648 1/1958--JB/MR 42533 1/1959--JB/MR 42677 12/1958--JB/MR 43367 1959--JB/MR 45648 1/1960--JB/MR 45693 12/1959--JB/MR 46009 02/1960--JB/MR 47648 12/1960--JB/MR 47907 12/1960--JB/MR 48069 01/1961--JB/MR 48219 01/1961
Approximate Production data for each year.
1949 750 vehicles -1950 5347 -1951 5051 -19524098 -1953 5027 -1954 6000 -1955 6894 -19563169 -1957 3284 -1958 3131 -1959 2965 -19602516 -1961 362
Total produced 48620


Ardingly Vehicle Show 12/7/09. Picture taken by Clive Barker.